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Scholarships Could Help You Pay for College

A scholarship could make all the difference in being able to afford college and start a new career. A lot of students need help paying for college, which is why CollegeAmerica offers several different scholarships1. Fill out our quick assessment below or call 1-800-622-2894 to find out if one of our scholarships is right for you.

Scholarships for Your Future


Scholarships could make it easier to pay for college and manage your student debt when you’re out of school. Our scholarship programs are:


  • • Created for adults like you who are ready to earn a degree
  • • Usually not based on previous grades, exams, or academic performance
  • • Open to a variety of people, from single parents to people preparing for their GED® exam2, 3.


As a nonprofit university, CollegeAmerica invests in our students first. Our scholarships are made possible by our Good Neighbor Initiative, created to strengthen communities through providing more access to education. Call us today at 1-800-622-2894 or fill out the form below for personal assistance in finding the perfect scholarship for you.

Available Scholarship Programs

To learn details about each scholarship program at CollegeAmerica, click on the links below.

2016 Your Future Scholarships

Adult Student Scholarships

High School Student Scholarships

GED® Recipient Scholarships

Student Aid ProgramType of AidProgram DetailsAnnual Max Award Limits
Federal Pell Grant

Grant: does not have to be repaid.Available almost exclusively to undergraduates; all eligible students will receive the Federal Pell Grant amounts they qualify for.$5,815 (2010/2011 school year). Subject to change every July 1st.
Federal Supplemental
Educational Opportunity
Grant (FSEOG)
Grant: does not have to be repaid.For undergraduates with exceptional financial need; priority is given to Federal Pell Grant recipients; funds depend on availability at school.Amounts vary depending on school's allocation.
Federal Work Study
Money is earned while attending school; does not have to be repaid.For undergraduates with exceptional financial need; priority is given to Federal Pell Grant recipients; funds depend on availability at school.No annual maximum.
Federal Perkins Loan
Loan: must be repaid.Five percent loans for both undergraduate and graduate students; payment is owed to the school that made the loan.$5,500 for undergraduate students;
$8,000 for graduate students.
Direct Subsidized Loan

Loan: must be repaid.Direct Subsidized: U.S. Department of Education pays interest while borrower is in school and during grace and deferment periods.$3,500 to $8,500, depending on grade level.
Direct Unsubsidized Loan

Loan: must be repaid.Direct Unsubsidized: Borrower is responsible for interest during life of the loan.$4,000 to $18,500, depending on grade level (If you do not qualify for Direct Subsidized loan).
Federal PLUS Loan

Loan: must be repaid.Available to parents of dependent undergraduate students.Cost of attendance minus any other financial aid the student receives.

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  1. Scholarship awards are available only to those who qualify, and they are limited in number. For details, visit
  2. GED® is a registered trademark of the American Council on Education (ACE) and is administered exclusively by GED Testing Service, LLC under license. This material is not endorsed or approved by ACE or GED  Testing Service.”
  3. These services are not within the institution’s scope of accreditation